22NTC Session: IT
Becoming a Human Firewall: Cybersecurity From a Personnel Perspective


Spoiler alert, and we hate to be the bearer of bad news, but no system, company, or organization is 100% safe from hackers. You don’t have to look very far in the news to read about the latest cyberattack and devastating consequences, both financial and reputational, that these attacks can have on companies and organizations.

In this panel event our expert team of seasoned IT professionals will share their perspectives on the technical infrastructure, systems and protocols you need to have in place to minimize your exposure risk and what to do if there is a breach. They will also discuss practical training approaches to educate your staff to identify, avoid and curtail attempted security breaches, social engineering, malware, and ransomware attacks.

Session Type

30 minute session

Learning Outcomes

  • Review the most common attacks and common tactics used by cybercriminals
  • How to assess your organization’s preparedness to avoid or thwart potential cyberattacks
  • Help you think about what to do immediately after an attack for the organization and your constitutents

Target Audience

IT, CIO, CTO, HR, and anyone concerned about cyber threats and attacks.